TITLE

RETAIL TRADE

PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
U.S. Industry Quarterly Review: Retail, Wholesale Trade;2003 1st Quarter, p127
SOURCE TYPE
Industry Profile
DOC. TYPE
Industry Overview
ABSTRACT
The article presents statistics indicating the performance history and expected performance of the U.S. retail trade. The gross operating profit (GOP) for the fourth quarter of 2002 is $235.3 billion. GOP for the first quarter of 2003 is expected to be $234.7 billion. GOP for the first quarter of 2004 is expected to be $238.7 billion. Input cost of materials and services in the first quarter of 2003 is expected to be at $595.9 billion and $573.1 billion for labor.
ACCESSION #
14620709

 

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